Joanna Herman, a Managing Director with In-House Counsel Recruiting, helps build and strengthen in-house legal departments for organizations within Southern California and across the country. She partners with global, national and regional companies across a broad spectrum of industries, including the pharmaceutical, medical device, biotech, technology, manufacturing, consumer products, insurance, energy, software and manufacturing industries to place senior-level legal leaders. Joanna understands that every client is unique with their own challenges and needs. She uses her years of experience specializing in in-house recruiting to personalize her guidance and help her clients achieve their desired results.
Identifying the right hire is key to Joanna’s approach. She works closely with her clients to determine the qualities and skill sets needed, whether it be to lead a legal department as general counsel or to help build out a legal team. Her clients value Joanna’s knowledge of the market as well as her ability to present candidates who are a cultural fit and will add value to the team.
When working with candidates, Joanna takes special care to learn about their goals and needs and introduce them to roles that are amazing opportunities for their careers.
Harvard Law School: J.D.
The Hale and Dorr Legal Services Center
Columbia College, Columbia University: B.A., magna cum laude
Recipient of Golden King's Crown, Columbia University Leadership Award